Video: Security Aide Of Gbajabiamila Allegedly Shoots Dead Newspapers Vendor In Abuja

Date: 20-11-2020 8:40 am (4 months ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
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The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has confirmed the death of a newspaper vendor shot by one of his security aides on Thursday.

Gbajabiamila who, in a series of tweets on his official handle in the early hours of Friday, narrated how the incident took place, explained that the vendor was hit by a stray bullet meant to disperse a crowd when he went to greet newspaper vendors while leaving the National Assembly.

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“A horrible incident has taken place. This evening as I left the national assembly, I stopped, as usual, to exchange pleasantries with the newspaper vendors at the corner,” he explained.

“Many of them have known me since I first moved to Abuja and it was a friendly exchange. Unfortunately, after the convoy set out in continuation of movement, unidentified men obstructed the convoy which got the attention of security men in the convoy who shot into the air to disperse them.”

The Lagos lawmaker narrated that some hours after they got to their destination, he was informed that someone had the victim simply identified as Ifeanyi had been hit by a stray bullet.

He said this was “contrary to an earlier report by men in the convoy that they applied their security discretion to shoot in the air.

“In the meantime; the officer who fired the fatal shot has been suspended from the convoy pending the conclusion of the investigation.”

While sending his condolences to the family of the deceased, the Speaker expressed distraught about the incident.

“For one of them (vendors) to have been shot by my security detail is horrific and I cannot begin to imagine the grief and loss Ifeanyi’s family must feel on this sad day. No family should have to go through this,” he added.

“I have caused a report to be made to the local police station and an investigation has commenced. My value for human life and my respect for all people – irrespective of social-economic status – is what endeared me to these vendors and these are the reasons why I stop my convoy quite often to connect with them.”








Posted: at 20-11-2020 08:40 AM (4 months ago) | Hero
- maxzy277 at 20-11-2020 09:10 AM (4 months ago)
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We haven’t finished from the ones on ground, what kind of power drunk animals we lives with. May his soul Rest In Peace
Posted: at 20-11-2020 09:10 AM (4 months ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Lisabi at 20-11-2020 09:43 AM (4 months ago)
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Person that was shot at close rage in the head. Tinubu and his boys are out there to silence Nigerians. Liar APC
Posted: at 20-11-2020 09:43 AM (4 months ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Lisabi at 20-11-2020 09:44 AM (4 months ago)
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Person that was shot at close rage in the head. Tinubu and his boys are out there to silence Nigerians. Liar APC
Posted: at 20-11-2020 09:44 AM (4 months ago) | Gistmaniac
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- fineboy77 at 20-11-2020 09:55 AM (4 months ago)
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Why only in Nigeria every time?,just why?. Boris Johnson the prime minister of Great Britain goes to work on bicycle some times. They connect freely with the masses and nothing happens to them,so why do our politicians always need to go with security armed with assault rifles and ready to shoot innocent citizens at all times?. The stupid tweet that he sent out is enough to replace the loss the family of that man is feeling now abi?. Sometimes,i get so mad at the events of my country that i wish the country burns.

Posted: at 20-11-2020 09:55 AM (4 months ago) | Hero
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- tyomon at 20-11-2020 01:37 PM (4 months ago)
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OK OOO,
Posted: at 20-11-2020 01:37 PM (4 months ago) | Upcoming
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- kacylee at 20-11-2020 02:08 PM (4 months ago)
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why on earth would they shoot in air as u claim when it was u mr speaker that came out of ur car to greet... no excuse, no justification for this act... blood suckers, nemesis will catch up with all those invloved

Posted: at 20-11-2020 02:08 PM (4 months ago) | Addicted Hero
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- christiano10 at 20-11-2020 02:32 PM (4 months ago)
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The presidency will come up with their own report soon. Maybe claiming that no shot was fired and that the video was fake, God will fight for us in this country.
Posted: at 20-11-2020 02:32 PM (4 months ago) | Upcoming
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- nikiniki at 20-11-2020 09:07 PM (4 months ago)
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What is funny is, it's the accused that is even narrating the story. The security aide works for you, you need to be sued to the court of law. Where are the useless lawyers, that boy has become a minister and now can no longer speak for the public! They should sue the daylight out of Gbajabiamila!!!! What country do we live in! Is it enough that the security man has been suspended? All his actions were done to protect you! What a mess! Until you all start demanding for your rights instead of 'as god wanted it', the affluence will continue to thread on your heads!
Posted: at 20-11-2020 09:07 PM (4 months ago) | Gistmaniac
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